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NBC
Aug 12, 2011 4:00am PDT
of president obama. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: only republican candidates in the fox debate in iowa saved their best shots for president obama. >> our president simply doesn't understand how to lead. >> and the message is this. you are finished in 2012. >> reporter: mitt romney in iowa for the first time since may got heckled. >> you came here to listen to the people. >> look, obama-care was patterned after the mitt plan in massachusetts. >> reporter: fighting to keep his campaign alive tim pawlenty had vowed no more timidity. he clashed with michele bachmann. >> in congress her record of accomplishment and results is nonexistent. >> people are looking for a champion. they want someone who's been fighting. >> if that's your view of effective leadership with results, please stop, because you're killing us. >> reporter: tea party favorite texas governor rick perry made clear he's going to run. perry's move mocked by a fellow texan. >> i'm very pleased that he's coming in because he represents the status quo. >> reporter: all the debaters did agree to oppose tax hikes, but this
NBC
Aug 9, 2011 4:00am PDT
fluctuated between up and down. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: in his first reaction since standard & poor's downgraded u.s. bonds late friday, president obama rejected the double-a plus rating. >> no matter what some agency may say, we've always been and always will be a triple-a country. >> reporter: u.s. stock markets dropped sickeningly. the dow losing 5.55%. the s&p 500, 6.66%. the nasdaq off 6.9%, the biggest drop in years. gold was up to an all-time high, $1,700, a sign investors are scared. by last week's debt ceiling deal, not big or bold enough. >> no one touched entitlement spending or tax reform. until republicans and democrats show an ounce of backbone and actually do what's in the interest of the american people rather than what's in their own immediate political interest, i can't argue with s&p's conclusion. >> reporter: the president said the downgrade could spur on new debt talks. >> our problems are imminently solvable, and we know what we have to do to solve them. >> reporter: that, in turn, pleased the head of standard & poor's. >> it was actually a bit
NBC
Aug 10, 2011 4:00am PDT
hunters pushed markets to finish tuesday with impressive gains. nbc's steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: the stock markets were bouncing back the day after the big drop as federal reserve policymakers met in washington and decided against new intervention. the fed will keep interest rates superlow as a stimulus for two more years and not buy more u.s. bonds. >> the fed is out of bullets. anything additional it can do has marginal consequences. >> reporter: hearing a negative economic prediction, the markets dropped. >> thank you for coming out. >> reporter: in iowa tea party republican michele bachmann blamed president obama for the crisis. >> president obama and the politicians have almost doubled the national debt in five years. that's why they're in trouble. >> reporter: democrats slammed the gop solution. much deeper spending cuts. >> you cannot balance the budget of the united states with 9 million to 14 million unemployed people, period. >> reporter: over standard & poor's new york office, a plane flew a banner "thanks for the downgrade. you should all be fired." inve
NBC
Aug 17, 2011 4:00am PDT
slump. nbc's steve handelsman has our report. >> reporter: on his campaign style swing through the midwest president obama was in iowa, the state that put him on the path to the white house in 2008. the path rick perry hopes he's on for 2012. the texas governor was in iowa targeting barack obama. >> mr. president, you have tried now for 2 1/2 years of government creating jobs. >> reporter: here he brags about his jobs record. texas unemployment is a point lower than the u.s. average. oil companies are profitable. tax revenue has not dropped in texas. and in fact, almost all of new texas jobs are government jobs. some call perry reckless. he's standing by this charge against the federal reserve. >> printing for money to play politics at this particular time in american history is almost treacherous -- or treasonous, in my opinion. >> reporter: the president hosted an economic forum. >> we're going to make it easier for people in rural areas looking for work to find out about companies that are hiring. >> reporter: mitt romney was in new hampshire talking jobs. >> i spent 25 year
NBC
Aug 2, 2011 4:30am EDT
giffords making a return to the capitol to cast her vote. steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: finally a bipartisan debt deal through the house. >> the bill has passed and without objection. >> reporter: 174 republicans and 95 democrats voting yes, including democrat gabby giffords, back on the hill for the first time since being shot in the face in january. burned out lawmakers finally had something to applaud. [ applause ] >> reporter: many in congress heat the debt deal. >> but default for the united states of america is not an option. >> reporter: even in some in the tea party voted yes. >> it's not perfect, but it takes us down that first step to start getting out of this. >> reporter: the compromise plan would cut about $1 trillion in spending right away and form a new bipartisan super committee to find another $1.5 trillion in savings by november. senate liberals are outraged at the first round cut in social programs. >> we can do that, but we simply can't ask one more dollar of shared sacrifice from the millionaires and billionaires. >> reporter: democrats think they'll win tax
NBC
Aug 3, 2011 4:30am EDT
-a rating, and the final details of the debt deal are still unfinished. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: 11 hours before the deadline -- >> senate will come to order. >> reporter: the debt deal passed the senate easily. >> the yeas are 74, and the nays are 26. >> reporter: republicans celebrated. they say they won. >> the spending spree may actually, actually, be coming to an end. >> spend, spend, spend to cut, cut, cut. >> reporter: disrespondent democrats just got no default. >> almost everything else about this deal stinks. >> reporter: there's no new revenue, no tax hikes. >> for billionaires and multimillionaires to not be contributing to the arrangement we just made. >> reporter: president woim who signed the better averting default vowed to get the tax hikes that democrats demanded and do it this year. >> everyone is going to have to chip in. that's only fair. >> reporter: part of the debt deal is the super committee. 12 lawmakers who by december will virtually dictate deeper deficit reductions. president obama says that will require revenue hikes. >> reforming our t
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 4:00am PDT
of american business stepping down. legend steve jobs issued a stunning resignation as chief executive of apple, the company he co-founded in a garage. the 56-year-old survived cancer. he has been elected chairman and tim cook will serve as ceo. jobs said he could no longer, quote meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo. >>> earlier a big jump in july durable goods orders, twice as much as expected eased double dip recession worries. many still holding out hope, chairman ben bernanke will announce it in a speech tomorrow. >>> gold, one of the steepest falls ever. after hitting a two and a half year low tuesday, bank of america shot up 11% calling speculation of a merger with rival j.p. morgan chase baseless. >>> home builder toll brothers rose 4%. else where, google will pay half a billion to settle a criminal probe into pharmacies that led to inlegal imports. >>> collective brands, the parent of payless shoe source an stride rite is closing almost 500 stores and looking to sell. >>> finally, at 500 tweets per second, tuesday's east coast earthquake traffic set a twitter record,
NBC
Aug 4, 2011 4:00am PDT
game. and finally what do bill gates, steve jobs and mark zuckerberg all have this common? they top gq's list of worst dressed men in silicone valley. >>> good-bye to a football hero who became a movie star. hello to a pie in the face. and walk off winners in bean town. >>> plus, a mexican striker teaches a thing or two to europe's soccer champs. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> our record-setting heat wave continues in the east coast but the west coast is enjoying a great summer. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> well, a very good morning to you. if you are just waking up, this is "early today." >>> in sports alex rodriguez is known for his hollywood lifestyle off the field, but a-rod's tinseltown ways may have finally caught up with him. here's mario solis with a look at all of your sports headlines. >>> hi there. good morning. the yankees' alex rodriguez is no stranger to controversy, and now you can add gambling to the list. major league baseball is looking into allegations that a-rod took part in illegal underground poker gam
NBC
Aug 5, 2011 4:00am PDT
under 68. you may recall a couple weeks ago tiger fired his longtime caddie steve williams. well, now williams has paired up with adam scott, and scott is playing like the tiger of old. he is your leader after the first round at eight under. perhaps williams is a good luck charm. >>> the san francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver braylon edwards to a one-year contract. edwards caught seven touchdowns with the jet last season. >>> baseball, the cardinals yadier molina has been suspended five games for a tantrum on tuesday night. he bumped the umpire argued about balls and strikes. he didn't spit on him but he needed goggles and a shower cap while listening to molina. >>> the game, a seesaw battle between rays and blue jays. toronto takes the lead in the tenth, and tampa ties it in the bottom of the eighth with a jennings homer. they exchange a pair of runs in the 11th. then in the 12th the rays finally end it. one squeezed through the hole. in comes the winning run. rays walk off with a 7-6 win. move over red sox. you've got some company atop the a.l. east. the yankees beat chicago
NBC
Aug 8, 2011 4:00am PDT
for second. no struggle for adam scott. with tiger's old caddie steve williams on the bag, scott dominated and won the bridgestone by four strokes. eighth victory of the year for williams. 145 wins as a caddie. 72 of them with tiger. but stevie says this one trumps them all. was that a shot at his old boss? to be continued at the pga championship this weekend. that's your early look at sports on "early today." i'm bill seward. >>> well n the year of the r-rated come ed, how did the one opening this weekend do at the box office? your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, the very first memorial for the men and women who fought and sacrificed so bravely in iraq. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back on this monday morning. temperatures continue to be a little bit below average. the interior west has been warmer. vegas nice and toasty at 106. many areas in interior nevada, interior california upper 80s and 90s. this afternoon should be nice seattle, to portland, to medford. los angeles this week your temperatures will continue somewhere right around 75
NBC
Aug 26, 2011 4:00am PDT
. on the first day of trade since apple ko founder steve jobs' resignation, shares fell only slightly. a sharp drop thursday on germany's dax. a one point by as many as 5% increased jitters and selling on wall street. >>> new jobs numbers also fuelled selling. u.s. jobless claims rose last week to their highest points in five weeks, but that was largely inflated by formerly striking workers at verizon. after two days of sharp declines, gold rose more than 1%. elsewhere delta plans to spend billions buying 100 boeing 737 jets to upgrade its fleet. finally, the gas-guzzling favorite of the rich and famous is also apparently the favorite of thieves. a new study finds the cadillac escalade is the most likely vehicle to be targeted by crooks. >>> coming up preseason football heats up. the red sox live off the long ball, and the u.s. final is set in little league baseball. plus, the new york yankees do something that's never been done before in the entire history of baseball. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> on radar i'm tracking the sensor, the eye of hurricane irene as i
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 4:30am EDT
after the closing bell by an icon of american business stepping down. silicone valley legend steve jobs issued a stunning resignation as chief executive of apple. the company he co-founded in a garage. the 56-year-old survived pancreatic cancer, but he has been on medical leave with an undisclosed medical condition. he has been elected chairman. jobs says he could no longer meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo. apple skidded after hours after a brief halt in trade. >>> earlier a big jump in july durable goods orders. twice as much as expected. eased double dip recession worries. many still holding out hope fed chairman ben bernanke will announce new stimulus in a wyoming speech tomorrow. gold fell more than $100 wednesday. one of the steepest falls ever. after hitting a two and a half year low tuesday, bank of america shot up 11% calling speculation of a merger with rival jp morgan chase baseless. >>> homebuilder toll brothers rose 4.5% on giant quarterly income. elsewhere google will pay half a billion dollars to settle a criminal probe into ads it ran from on-line canadian p
NBC
Aug 4, 2011 4:00am EDT
game. facebook will give advertisers more access. finally, what do bill gates, steve jobs, and mark zuckerberg all have in common? they top gq's list of worst dressed men in silicone valley. >>> good-bye to football hero who became a movie star. hello to a pie in the face. and walk off winners in bean town. sfwlirchlgts plus, a mexican striker teaches a thing or two to europe's soccer champions. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> it's a little too early to be planning your weekend, but as far as the weather goes, emily could be a concern. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> in his first homer of the season. who needs a-rod? yankees win 18-7. another day, another homer for the indians jason. it's just his fourth of the year, but he has hit all of them in the game. that's a good average. jacobyelsbury has a good thing going. won tuesday ae game with the single, and this one with the sole yoi shot. red sox beat the indians 4-3. former nfl star and actor bubba smith passed away yesterday. he was the top pick in the 1967 draft, and also
Search Results 0 to 26 of about 27 (some duplicates have been removed)